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Graduate Fellowships

Funding Agency / Program



American Association of University Women

American Fellowships / Dissertation Grant

International Fellowships

Selected Professions Fellowships


US citizen / PR

Foreign nationals

US citizen / PR


November 1, 2018

November 15, 2018

December 1, 2018

American Heart Association

Predoctoral Fellowship


US citizen / PR / J-1/F-1 / E-3 / H1-B/ O-1/ G-4/ TN



AT&T Labs

Fellowship / Internship program


US SSN required


Open January 1 until filled

Fannie and John Hertz Foundation

Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowship


US citizen / PR


October 24, 2018

Ford Foundation

Predoctoral Fellowship for Minorities

Dissertation Fellowship for Minorities


US citizen / PR / Nationals

US citizen / PR / Nationals


December 13, 2018

December 6, 2018


PhD Fellowship Program


Worldwide(by nomination)


October 25, 2018

Janelia Graduate Program

Joint Graduate Program 


December 1, 2018

National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering and Science

GEM Fellowship


US citizen / PR (minority)


November 13, 2018

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) / F31


US citizen / PR


April 8, August 8, December 8, 2018

National Science Foundation (NSF)

Graduate Research Fellowship (GRFP)

East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes for US Graduate Students (EAPSI)


US citizen / PR / Nationals

US citizen / PR / Nationals


October 22-26 (exact date depends on discipline – pls check website!!)

National Society of Black Engineers

NSBE Fellowships


US citizen / PR


January 4, 2019

Paul and Daisy Soros Foundation

Fellowship for New Americans


US citizen / Naturalized US citizen / PR / DACA


November 1, 2018

SAE International

Doctoral Scholars Forgivable Loan Program


Citizen of US, Canada, Mexico


March 15, 2019

International Society for Optics and Photonics

SPIE Scholarships in Optics and Photonics


Student member


February 15, 2019

Tau Beta Pi

TBP Fellowships


TBP Alumnus


February 1, 2019

The Whitaker Foundation

International Fellowship


US citizen / PR


August 15, 2018 (Ends Dec. 1, 2020)

US Department of Defense

National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship (NDSEG)

Science, Mathematics & Research for Transformation (SMART)


US citizen / Nationals

A citizen of the United States, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, or United Kingdom


September 4, 2018


December 1, 2018

US Department of Energy

Science Graduate Student Research Program (SCGSR)

Computational Science Graduate Fellowship (CSGF)


US citizen / PR

US citizen / PR


November 15, 2018

Pending federal budget resolution

US Department of Justice

Graduate Research Fellowship


US or foreign (must be Degree-granting US Institution)


December, 2018

US Department of Transportation

Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program


US or foreign


July 16, 2018

US Environmental Protection Agency

STAR Fellowships


US citizen / PR



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